Species Name: Botryosphaeria sp. Ces & De Not.
Death of new shoots on pine
It forms airborne spores from black pycnidia. The conidia germinates on wounded susceptible tree to cause infection
Use of resistant less susceptible varieties. balanced nitrogen and potassium in soils and lower plant density in the field.
Growth stage: Mature tree
Disease name: Diplodia tip blight
Synonym: Botryosphaeria sp. Ces & De Not.
Host name: Pinus radiata
Host common name: Radiate pine
Affected part: Leaves